Posts Tagged Media and entertainment industry

CBS won’t dictate use of Redskins name on the air

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — CBS won’t dictate to its announcers whether or not to use the nickname of Washington’s NFL franchise during televised games this season.

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Nissan signs as sponsor of Man City, global clubs

LONDON (AP) — Premier League champion Manchester City signed Nissan Motor Co. as the first global sponsor of its portfolio of clubs on Thursday.

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Brewers executive joins Bucks’ ownership group

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers executive Teddy Werner is among a group of Milwaukee business leaders who have joined the Bucks’ new ownership group.

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Murdoch’s Fox bid for Time Warner is rejected

In this Aug. 14, 2012 file photo, News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch speaks during a forum on The Economics and Politics of Immigration in Boston. Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 said Time Warner has rejected an offer it made last month to combine the two media and entertainment giants. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even though Rupert Murdoch’s $76 billion bid for rival media giant Time Warner Inc. has been rejected, that doesn’t mean how you watch TV shows and movies will stop changing any time soon.

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Silver was ‘moved’ by LeBron’s statement

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a news conference during the NBA board of governors meeting Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he was “moved” when he read LeBron James’ essay in Sports Illustrated that outlined the reasons for his return to Cleveland.

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